Saturday, 19 April 2008

The making of Margaret Thatcher

Take a look at this , it is a letter that the South East regional agent Beryl Cook wrote in February 1950 about the impact that the 24-year-old Margaret Roberts, the daughter of a Grantham grocer, was making as the candidate in the safe Labour seat of Dartford.

Also this being a confidential party memo written by John Hare, the vice chairman in charge of candidates in 1952 saying that the newly married Mrs Thatcher should be put forward for a safe or marginal seat in the London area.

Very interesting documents indeed, I wonder who the leading political lights of 2033 are now, or even if they have been born.

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